Solutions-based Research

We are rooted in science and use our strong foundation and collaboration with the laboratory to continue to answer pressing questions related to issues dealing with plastic pollution, particularly those that are applicable to positive change.

Current projects:

Divert and Capture: Microfiber pilot project
Parry Sound pilot project installing washing machine filters with community volunteers.

Operation Sweep the Creek
Sampling and outreach program to monitor plastic effluents and inform industry best practices.

Fighting Floatables in the Toronto Harbour
Monitoring the effectiveness of the Seabins installed in waste capture and diversion along the Toronto waterfront.

Home Waste Audit – A Citizen Science Project
Increasing waste literacy, reducing waste and measuring behavioural change.